Passenger Demand Growth Hits Five-Year Peak in January

Air Passenger Market Analysis - January 2017

IATA- Released 7th March 2017

Key points from our report on air passenger markets in January:

  • Industry-wide passenger traffic grew by 9.6% year-on-year in Jan - its fastest pace in more than five years
  • The seasonally-adjusted (SA) trend accelerated coming into 2017, reflecting a combination of stimulus from lower airfares and stronger economic conditions, posing upside risks to our forecast for the year as a whole.
  • India and China continue to lead the way on the domestic front, alongside a tentative recovery in Brazil.
  • The industry-wide passenger load factor remains elevated close to its record SA high.

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